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Bath named best University in the South West in latest national league table

The University of Bath has been named as the highest ranked university in the region in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018.

Bath named Sports University of the Year

The University of Bath has been named the UK’s top sports university in the influential The Times & The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018.

Attendance at GW4 China Careers fairs continues to grow

Staff Spotlight on... Rev. Nigel Rawlinson

Nigel has headed the chaplaincy team at the University for just under a year

Virgil building closed 23 - 24 September

The Virgil Building will be open until 9pm during Fresher’s Week (Monday 25 September to Friday 29 September).
On the weekend of Saturday 30 September and Sunday 1 October the building will be open from 10am – 6pm.
If you’d like to continue your studies or take a break from the activities at Claverton campus then pay them a visit.

Celebrating local research partnerships

'Community Matters' is run in collaboration between the Public Engagement Unit and South West Foundation

Asteroid sped up bird evolution

The giant asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs may have changed the pace of evolution

Dino-killing asteroid sped up bird evolution

The asteroid that killed the dinosaurs caused the evolution of birds to speed up, says a study co-authored by Dr Daniel Field at the Milner Centre for Evolution.

Rachel Hall to launch CLT series

Join the Guardian's Rachel Hall for the launch of the Centre for Learning & Teaching's talk series

Retirement of Dr Peter Shepherd and Dr Martin Balchin

Tackling the South West's productivity problem

‘Community Matters’ celebrates strength of local research partnerships

The fruits of a major public engagement initiative, Community Matters, will be unveiled at an event in the Guildhall taking place today.

Our global network: view from New York

President & Vice-Chancellor Professor Dame Glynis Breakwell on the recent celebrations in New York

Corporate environmental impact blog

New IMI Deputy Director appointed

Dr Paul Shepherd has been appointed as the new Deputy Director of the Institute of Mathematical Innovation

Helping the UN improve access to financial services

Sports celebration on Monday at 1pm

Stacey Francis is to be inducted into Hall of Fame plus a special celebration at the Sports Training Village

University invites businesses to tackle South West’s productivity problem

The University of Bath is inviting businesses to find out how they can tackle the productivity problem that is hindering business growth in the South West, at a free event on Wednesday 27 September.

Research creates new possibilities to design new materials

Celebrating our 50th in New York

Showcasing our Healthy Housing research at Vice-Chancellor's Alumni Reception

Dr Richard Joiner heads to EuroPLAT

Richard will be attending the conference that focuses on learning and teaching in Psychology

New starters at the University

Use Pivot tables to summarize data: Thu 28 Sep

New students arriving on campus

An open letter from Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Learning & Teaching) Professor Peter Lambert

Step towards better ‘beyond lithium’ batteries

A step towards new “beyond lithium” rechargeable batteries with superior performance has been made by researchers at the University of Bath.

GW4 shortlisted for Times Higher Education award

The GW4 Alliance has been shortlisted under the category of Technological Innovation of the Year at this year’s Times Higher Education (THE) Awards for its world-first supercomputer, Isambard.

Research creates new possibilities to design new materials with strange and exotic properties

Researchers from Physics led by Professor Nigel Wilding in collaboration with the University of Bristol have been investigating the strange properties of 2D crystals, which could in the future lead to the design of new materials.

Thank you for a successful Open Day

A message from our Deputy Vice-Chancellor & Provost, Professor Bernie Morley regarding Open Day

Rethink on Smart meters needed

Researchers have highlighted the limitations of current smart meters and developed their own ‘smarter’ meter

Language classes for staff, members of the public and students

Get the latest issue of BA2 today

Packed with news and features – there’s plenty in the latest issue to get your teeth into

‘Smart meters need a rapid rethink’ says Bath researchers

Researchers from the University of Bath have highlighted the limitations of the current £11 billion smart meter roll out and developed their own intuitive ‘smarter’ smart meter, providing home owners with significant energy savings.

New Faculty Librarian for Humanities and Social Sciences

Colin Scrase retires

Staff Spotlight on... Dr Jason Hart

This week's Staff Spotlight is on Dr Jason Hart (Dept. of Social & Policy Sciences) who talks dogs and disco dancing

New public engagement funding call

The Innovate Fund aims fund up to two £10,000 public engagement with research (PER) projects

Cycling for Brain Tumour Research

Sophie Oldacres is gearing up to cycle over 200km next weekend as part of a mammoth fundraising effort

The Milner Centre for Evolution Project update

Get behind Sophie’s cycling challenge for Brain Tumour Research

Help Sophie raise vital funds for Brain Tumour Research as she gears up to cycle over 200km next weekend.

Uni hosts international rugby event

Yesterday we hosted the World Rugby Science Networks annual conference and you can watch it here

UK ‘ill prepared’ for death and dying

IPR Policy Brief highlights challenges which should act as a catalyst to rethink our approach to death and dying

Employee outsourcing hides slaves

Failure to monitor outsourced recruitment can result in employing victims of modern slavery

PhD scholarship for community pharmacy 2025 vision

New website to showcase University research

University to host international rugby conference

Find out more about today's international rugby conference taking place on campus and tune into the live stream.

PhD scholarship to help transform community pharmacy 2025 vision

A donation from Sigma Pharmaceuticals plc is funding a three year PhD scholarship in our Department of Pharmacy & Pharmacology aimed at developing a coherent and transformative vision for English community pharmacy in 2025.

Assessing Universal Basic Income

The IPR highlight the political challenges that stand in the way of introducing a universal basic income

Postgraduate Application Cycle for 2018 Opens

Thank you ahead of our Open Day

A message from Deputy Vice-Chancellor & Provost, Professor Bernie Morley regarding our open day

Introduction to OneNote: Wed 20 Sep

Employee outsourcing hides slaves in the workforce, shows research

Failure to monitor outsourced recruitment is resulting in companies inadvertently employing victims of modern slavery, according to new research led by our School of Management.

Professor Rodney Green funeral details

Professor Rodney Green died on Sunday 27 August after a long illness.

Dr Robert Allen, Research Associate in Mech Eng

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Take part in a new study on hoarding

Our psychologists are conducting a new study to understand more about compulsive hoarding

New study into conduct disorder

New findings show antisocial teenagers with CD disorder have difficulty recognising facial expressions

New study reveals emotion recognition difficulties in boys and girls with severe antisocial behaviour

New findings from our Department of Psychology published today show antisocial teenagers with conduct disorder have difficulty recognising facial expressions.

University finalist in Global Teaching Excellence Award

The University scooped a finalist award at the inaugural Global Teaching Excellence Award at a celebratory event in London on Monday (4 September).

Proposed Brexit immigration system

Dr Emma Carmel reviews the proposed Brexit immigration system following the Home Office leak

4ES hailed as architectural rarity

The flagship building is among the few purpose-designed UK architecture schools to be built recently

Research Excellence Framework - initial decisions

After a long wait over the summer HEFCE have now published the initial decisions on the Research Excellence Framework 2021.

Partnering with Bath Rugby academy

The new arrangement will focus on shared coaches and a cohesive training programme for both parties

Lord Blunkett to speak at IPR symposium

The former Home Secretary will deliver a keynote address on campus as part of the IPR’s symposium

Prayer station open in the Chaplaincy

East Car park closed from 10pm Friday 8 September

Prof Islam's RI lectures in Singapore

Professor Saiful Islam delivered the Christmas Lectures as part of the Singapore Science Festival

Prof Saiful Islam gives Christmas Lectures in Singapore

Professor Saiful Islam recently visited Singapore to deliver the Royal Institution Christmas Lectures as part of the Singapore Science Festival 2017.

Open Day volunteers needed

A message from Prof Bernie Morley, Deputy Vice-Chancellor & Provost, about our upcoming Open Day

Sensors to boost European industry

European industry is set to benefit from a new project focussed on developing smart tomographic sensors

Understanding parasites paramount

Dr Ben Ashby writes that parasites inside your body could be protecting you from disease

Sensors boost for European process industries

European industry is set to benefit from a new project focussed on developing smart tomographic sensors to improve their effectiveness and competitiveness.

Updated Procurement Policy

The University’s policy on procuring goods, services and works has been updated and is available online

Update regarding HEFCE

Further information about our engagement with the Higher Education Funding Council for England

Princess Diana's death 20 years on

Professor Tony Walter shows what the week of mourning for Diana revealed about the 20th century British psyche

African VIPs harming healthcare

African politicians seeking medical help abroad is harming health care writes Dr Tahiru Liedong